Medical Laboratory Technologists

Median Salary: $56,100   |  

Medical laboratory technologists made a median yearly salary of $56,100 in 2010 for their work as crucial members of thriving economies nationally. If you break that yearly salary down, medical laboratory technologists made $27.00 an hour that year. Locale can play a big role in how much you earn, but it's nothing compared to how much salaries vary because of education and experience, which means formal training is absolutely fundamental.

As reported by the U.S. Department of Labor, in 2010 a reported 164,430 were employed as medical laboratory technologists nationally. Frequently medical laboratory technologists are described as being investigative, realistic, and conventional. If you are aiming to move up in this field, it's crucial to have the right mix of attributes and tremendous training.

Some medical laboratory technologists find that it's helpful to develop skills such as:

  • Inductive Reasoning
  • Far Vision
  • Visual Color Discrimination
  • Arm-Hand Steadiness
  • Written Expression

A handful of personal attributes can be useful for medical laboratory technologists, such as:

  • Analytical Thinking
  • Self Control
  • Innovation

Key subjects for medical laboratory technologists include:

  • Chemistry
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Medicine and Dentistry
  • English Language
  • Mechanical

Getting the right training is fundamental for success as a medical laboratory technologist. You need to prepared when you're asked to begin organizing, planning, and prioritizing work, communicating with supervisors, peers, or subordinates, or training and teaching others, all typical daily tasks. Want to see more about medical laboratory technologists? You can find everything from salary data to job density for every area in the nation.

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Alabama
City/Area Employees Median
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Median
Hourly Wage
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Top 25%
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Job Density
Anniston 30 $47,900 $23.00 $54,100 $26.00 -46.4%
Auburn 60 $52,500 $25.20 $57,900 $27.90 -7%
Birmingham 900 $52,200 $25.10 $61,100 $29.40 46.1%
Decatur 30 $48,200 $23.20 $56,100 $27.00 -48.4%
Dothan 120 $49,100 $23.60 $53,600 $25.80 61.7%
Florence 30 $53,100 $25.60 $60,800 $29.30 -48.3%
Gadsden 40 $41,200 $19.80 $49,800 $23.90 2.6%
Huntsville 160 $52,300 $25.20 $62,600 $30.10 -38.9%
Mobile 290 $49,700 $23.90 $57,000 $27.40 35.4%
Montgomery 230 $48,800 $23.50 $56,700 $27.30 11.8%
Alaska
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Anchorage 120 $65,000 $31.20 $79,400 $38.20 -42.8%
Fairbanks NA $61,700 $29.70 $69,000 $33.20 NA
Arizona
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Phoenix 2,100 $55,800 $26.80 $66,100 $31.80 -3.8%
Prescott 80 $54,400 $26.20 $58,600 $28.20 15.7%
Tucson 760 $51,000 $24.50 $57,500 $27.60 70.2%
Arkansas
City/Area Employees Median
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Median
Hourly Wage
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Top 25%
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Fayetteville 100 $51,100 $24.60 $61,400 $29.50 -61.1%
Fort Smith 100 $48,700 $23.40 $54,700 $26.30 -35.1%
Hot Springs 60 $46,100 $22.20 $56,100 $27.00 19.6%
Jonesboro 70 $38,400 $18.50 $50,000 $24.10 12.8%
Little Rock 680 $50,900 $24.50 $60,000 $28.80 60.7%
Pine Bluff NA $43,900 $21.10 $49,900 $24.00 NA
California
City/Area Employees Median
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Hourly Wage
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Bakersfield 220 $79,900 $38.40 $89,500 $43.10 -33.6%
Chico 60 $77,600 $37.30 $83,000 $39.90 -31.6%
Fresno 210 $70,700 $34.00 $82,100 $39.50 -47%
Hanford 60 $78,300 $37.60 $87,600 $42.10 23.7%
Los Angeles (Area) 4,610 $74,000 $35.60 $85,500 $41.10 -31.3%
Modesto 100 $82,400 $39.60 $102,300 $49.20 -48.5%
Oakland 910 $89,600 $43.10 $104,900 $50.40 -26.2%
Oxnard 110 $72,800 $35.00 $86,000 $41.30 -70.3%
Redding 50 $70,700 $34.00 $80,500 $38.70 -37.3%
Riverside 760 $75,800 $36.40 $90,300 $43.40 -48.2%
Sacramento 860 $73,700 $35.40 $93,800 $45.10 -18.7%
Salinas 90 $79,700 $38.30 $89,500 $43.00 -57.1%
San Diego 870 $64,200 $30.80 $79,000 $38.00 -45.7%
San Francisco (Area) 1,670 $86,000 $41.40 $101,800 $49.00 -32.1%
San Francisco (City) 760 $82,800 $39.80 $97,900 $47.10 -37.9%
San Jose 720 $90,600 $43.50 $106,600 $51.30 -35.3%
San Luis Obispo 50 $59,000 $28.40 $85,400 $41.00 -60.7%
Santa Barbara 140 $83,300 $40.00 $93,400 $44.90 -33.6%
Santa Cruz 40 $87,300 $42.00 $105,300 $50.60 -59.3%
Santa Rosa 150 $83,000 $39.90 $93,000 $44.70 -32.5%
Stockton 110 $83,500 $40.10 $91,600 $44.10 -56%
Vallejo 150 $75,500 $36.30 $96,400 $46.30 -0.8%
Visalia NA $78,300 $37.70 $89,400 $43.00 NA
Colorado
City/Area Employees Median
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Median
Hourly Wage
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Boulder 160 $64,700 $31.10 $71,700 $34.50 -20.8%
Colorado Springs 190 $62,900 $30.20 $70,500 $33.90 -38.6%
Denver 2,090 $58,400 $28.10 $69,400 $33.40 36.6%
Fort Collins 190 $59,700 $28.70 $67,900 $32.70 15.7%
Pueblo NA $55,000 $26.40 $63,200 $30.40 NA
Connecticut
City/Area Employees Median
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Bridgeport 420 $63,400 $30.50 $72,700 $34.90 -20.8%
Hartford 900 $61,100 $29.40 $69,400 $33.40 26.8%
New Haven 1,090 $65,200 $31.40 $74,300 $35.70 219.7%
District of Columbia
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Washington (Area) 3,840 $64,900 $31.20 $74,200 $35.70 4.6%
Florida
City/Area Employees Median
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Median
Hourly Wage
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Cape Coral 110 $55,500 $26.70 $67,200 $32.30 -55.9%
Deltona 140 $58,800 $28.30 $67,200 $32.30 -27.8%
Gainesville 340 $55,800 $26.80 $63,900 $30.70 122.6%
Jacksonville 670 $52,700 $25.30 $62,700 $30.20 -8.6%
Lakeland 200 $57,000 $27.40 $64,200 $30.90 -16.3%
Miami (Area) 2,900 $56,100 $27.00 $64,300 $30.90 4.6%
Naples 110 $55,700 $26.80 $62,700 $30.10 -20.4%
Ocala 90 $51,800 $24.90 $59,800 $28.70 -25.3%
Orlando 1,130 $54,200 $26.10 $59,000 $28.40 -9%
Palm Bay 270 $54,300 $26.10 $60,800 $29.20 10.6%
Panama City 40 $54,100 $26.00 $59,900 $28.80 -58.5%
Pensacola 290 $49,000 $23.60 $56,700 $27.30 47.5%
Port St. Lucie 110 $52,600 $25.30 $58,600 $28.20 -29.8%
Punta Gorda 80 $53,800 $25.90 $59,900 $28.80 62.8%
Sebastian 60 $52,500 $25.20 $58,700 $28.20 1.2%
Tallahassee NA $54,300 $26.10 $60,300 $29.00 NA
Tampa 1,890 $54,600 $26.30 $62,700 $30.20 33.8%
Georgia
City/Area Employees Median
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Median
Hourly Wage
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Albany 90 $57,200 $27.50 $65,800 $31.60 18.5%
Athens 230 $38,900 $18.70 $58,500 $28.10 130.9%
Atlanta 3,120 $53,900 $25.90 $62,100 $29.90 9.4%
Augusta 480 $47,800 $23.00 $57,800 $27.80 83.5%
Columbus 190 $51,700 $24.80 $59,600 $28.70 30.8%
Dalton 50 $51,400 $24.70 $60,800 $29.30 -38.8%
Gainesville 50 $57,100 $27.40 $62,500 $30.10 -39.2%
Macon 120 $55,000 $26.50 $66,100 $31.80 -1.4%
Rome 120 $53,800 $25.90 $62,800 $30.20 161.1%
Savannah 240 $48,900 $23.50 $57,300 $27.50 27.2%
Valdosta 50 $47,900 $23.00 $57,000 $27.40 -14%
Hawaii
City/Area Employees Median
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Median
Hourly Wage
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Honolulu 410 $62,500 $30.10 $69,900 $33.60 -24.9%
Idaho
City/Area Employees Median
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Job Density
Boise City 180 $57,600 $27.70 $65,400 $31.50 -45.7%
Idaho Falls NA $50,200 $24.10 $56,400 $27.10 NA
Pocatello NA $56,300 $27.10 $62,900 $30.20 NA
Illinois
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
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Bloomington 40 $51,500 $24.80 $56,800 $27.30 -60.2%
Champaign 60 $48,000 $23.10 $57,500 $27.70 -52.5%
Chicago (Area) 4,410 $54,800 $26.30 $63,000 $30.30 -18.2%
Peoria 150 $48,000 $23.10 $55,700 $26.80 -28.5%
Rockford 30 $45,300 $21.80 $53,800 $25.90 -82.5%
Springfield 110 $52,100 $25.10 $61,500 $29.60 -17.5%
Indiana
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
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Top 25%
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Job Density
Bloomington 60 $49,900 $24.00 $55,200 $26.50 -38.2%
Elkhart 30 NA NA NA NA -75%
Fort Wayne 270 $54,300 $26.10 $62,400 $30.00 8.3%
Indianapolis 1,350 $50,500 $24.30 $60,400 $29.00 22%
Kokomo 50 $51,700 $24.90 $56,800 $27.30 9.8%
Lafayette NA $48,000 $23.10 $54,300 $26.10 NA
Muncie 90 NA NA NA NA 58.7%
South Bend 240 $47,700 $23.00 $55,200 $26.60 50.7%
Terre Haute 80 $50,400 $24.20 $57,200 $27.50 -7.2%
Iowa
City/Area Employees Median
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Median
Hourly Wage
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Ames 50 $49,700 $23.90 $55,900 $26.90 -0.6%
Cedar Rapids 130 $52,300 $25.20 $61,200 $29.40 -23.7%
Davenport 170 $47,900 $23.10 $55,600 $26.70 -24.7%
Des Moines 320 $53,200 $25.60 $61,700 $29.70 -22.4%
Dubuque 40 $48,800 $23.50 $52,800 $25.40 -42.3%
Sioux City NA $52,200 $25.10 $64,200 $30.90 NA
Waterloo 70 NA NA NA NA -38.2%
Kansas
City/Area Employees Median
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Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
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Top 25%
Hourly Wage
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Lawrence NA $52,200 $25.10 $59,900 $28.80 NA
Manhattan 100 $51,500 $24.70 $62,700 $30.10 28.2%
Topeka 200 $59,100 $28.40 $66,600 $32.00 45.5%
Wichita 350 $52,400 $25.20 $58,200 $28.00 -4.1%
Kentucky
City/Area Employees Median
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Median
Hourly Wage
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Bowling Green 70 $56,000 $26.90 $65,600 $31.50 -8%
Lexington 270 $55,100 $26.50 $61,700 $29.70 -14%
Louisville 670 $56,000 $26.90 $63,700 $30.60 -11.5%
Owensboro 60 $53,900 $25.90 $60,300 $29.00 -2.5%
Louisiana
City/Area Employees Median
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Median
Hourly Wage
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Alexandria 130 $53,500 $25.70 $60,200 $28.90 57.1%
Baton Rouge 400 $47,200 $22.70 $58,200 $28.00 -12.1%
Houma 90 $47,200 $22.70 $55,000 $26.40 -22.5%
Lafayette 170 $47,100 $22.70 $57,300 $27.50 -5.3%
Lake Charles 160 $52,900 $25.40 $64,300 $30.90 38%
Monroe 140 $56,400 $27.10 $66,100 $31.80 50%
New Orleans 620 $52,900 $25.40 $59,800 $28.70 -4.5%
Shreveport 510 $49,600 $23.80 $58,800 $28.30 132.6%
Maine
City/Area Employees Median
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Median
Hourly Wage
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Bangor 70 $62,700 $30.10 $71,400 $34.30 -17.3%
Lewiston 80 $52,700 $25.30 $58,100 $27.90 26%
Portland 130 $49,800 $23.90 $57,400 $27.60 -49.4%
Maryland
City/Area Employees Median
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Median
Hourly Wage
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Baltimore 2,510 $59,900 $28.80 $74,200 $35.70 56.4%
Hagerstown 130 $64,400 $31.00 $73,200 $35.20 5.4%
Massachusetts
City/Area Employees Median
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Hourly Wage
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Barnstable Town 100 $69,300 $33.30 $75,700 $36.40 -15.3%
Boston (Area) 4,960 $66,900 $32.20 $75,700 $36.40 58.7%
Springfield 360 $59,900 $28.80 $68,500 $32.90 -1.6%
Worcester 610 $61,600 $29.60 $72,200 $34.70 97.6%
Michigan
City/Area Employees Median
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Median
Hourly Wage
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Battle Creek 90 $52,800 $25.40 $58,400 $28.10 37%
Detroit (Area) 3,230 $54,700 $26.30 $60,300 $29.00 47.8%
Flint 220 $61,400 $29.50 $67,200 $32.30 34.2%
Grand Rapids 600 $54,500 $26.20 $59,800 $28.70 28.4%
Holland 60 $45,800 $22.00 $54,200 $26.00 -48.5%
Jackson NA $55,500 $26.70 $61,800 $29.70 NA
Kalamazoo 220 $54,600 $26.20 $60,200 $29.00 32%
Lansing 330 $57,300 $27.50 $65,700 $31.60 28.4%
Niles NA $50,500 $24.30 $57,800 $27.80 NA
Saginaw NA $56,100 $27.00 $62,700 $30.10 NA
Minnesota
City/Area Employees Median
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Median
Hourly Wage
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Job Density
Duluth 170 $60,100 $28.90 $67,700 $32.50 10.9%
Mankato 40 $52,900 $25.40 $61,100 $29.40 -43.7%
Minneapolis 1,910 $60,300 $29.00 $68,900 $33.10 -12.2%
Rochester 1,380 $58,600 $28.20 $68,900 $33.10 970.2%
St. Cloud 210 $70,200 $33.80 $83,400 $40.10 74.1%
Mississippi
City/Area Employees Median
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Hourly Wage
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Gulfport 100 $54,100 $26.00 $61,700 $29.70 -20%
Hattiesburg 80 $37,400 $18.00 $44,300 $21.30 11.7%
Jackson 630 $51,900 $25.00 $60,300 $29.00 101.2%
Missouri
City/Area Employees Median
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Median
Hourly Wage
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Cape Girardeau NA $63,200 $30.40 $69,800 $33.50 NA
Columbia 270 $52,500 $25.30 $60,500 $29.10 152.9%
Joplin 100 $51,300 $24.70 $58,300 $28.00 7%
Kansas City 1,450 $57,100 $27.50 $65,000 $31.30 17.8%
St. Joseph 90 $57,300 $27.50 $63,300 $30.40 39.4%
St. Louis 1,880 $55,100 $26.50 $62,700 $30.10 15.8%
Montana
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Billings 80 $57,400 $27.60 $64,400 $31.00 -22%
Missoula 50 $50,800 $24.40 $58,500 $28.10 -30.8%
Nebraska
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Lincoln 210 $48,500 $23.30 $57,600 $27.70 1.7%
Omaha 1,050 $49,700 $23.90 $58,300 $28.00 83.6%
Nevada
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Hourly Wage
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Las Vegas 700 $67,800 $32.60 $75,400 $36.20 -33.5%
Reno 170 $69,900 $33.60 $82,900 $39.80 -30.5%
New Hampshire
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Manchester NA $57,800 $27.80 $66,900 $32.20 NA
New Jersey
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Trenton 190 $62,900 $30.20 $70,300 $33.80 -31.4%
Vineland 70 $61,400 $29.50 $66,700 $32.10 -3.2%
New Mexico
City/Area Employees Median
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Hourly Wage
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Albuquerque 970 $46,800 $22.50 $57,900 $27.80 101.6%
Santa Fe 90 $49,900 $24.00 $63,300 $30.40 14.6%
New York
City/Area Employees Median
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Median
Hourly Wage
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Job Density
Albany 630 $56,100 $27.00 $63,400 $30.50 14.4%
Binghamton 140 $58,400 $28.10 $67,200 $32.30 2.9%
Buffalo 370 $52,700 $25.30 $59,400 $28.60 -45.8%
Elmira 50 $52,500 $25.20 $64,700 $31.10 11.2%
Kingston NA $60,100 $28.90 $71,800 $34.50 NA
New York (Area) 11,030 $63,400 $30.50 $72,700 $35.00 5.3%
Poughkeepsie 170 $66,000 $31.70 $72,300 $34.70 -44.1%
Rochester 1,000 $51,800 $24.90 $59,000 $28.40 59.8%
Syracuse 290 $55,300 $26.60 $63,200 $30.40 -24%
Utica 80 $54,100 $26.00 $59,700 $28.70 -48.8%
North Carolina
City/Area Employees Median
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Median
Hourly Wage
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Job Density
Asheville 190 $53,100 $25.50 $59,200 $28.50 -10.7%
Burlington 390 $43,100 $20.70 $52,500 $25.20 456.9%
Charlotte 490 $54,000 $26.00 $62,300 $29.90 -52.9%
Durham 1,070 $48,700 $23.40 $58,200 $28.00 210%
Goldsboro 50 $55,500 $26.70 $64,700 $31.10 -16.1%
Greensboro 180 $54,900 $26.40 $64,500 $31.00 -57.4%
Hickory 100 $53,100 $25.50 $59,800 $28.70 -44.2%
Raleigh 490 $50,400 $24.20 $58,500 $28.10 -22.3%
Rocky Mount 40 $57,100 $27.40 $65,500 $31.50 -44.7%
Wilmington 100 $55,100 $26.50 $63,800 $30.70 -42.7%
Winston-Salem 150 $54,600 $26.30 $60,900 $29.30 -42.9%
North Dakota
City/Area Employees Median
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Bismarck 110 $45,400 $21.80 $51,000 $24.50 31.2%
Fargo 270 $47,200 $22.70 $54,700 $26.30 73%
Ohio
City/Area Employees Median
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Akron 250 $55,300 $26.60 $59,500 $28.60 -36.3%
Canton 170 $45,900 $22.10 $52,500 $25.20 -18.4%
Cincinnati 1,090 $54,600 $26.20 $62,300 $30.00 -12.4%
Cleveland 1,430 $53,300 $25.60 $58,400 $28.10 14.3%
Columbus 1,210 $49,800 $23.90 $58,100 $27.90 5.6%
Dayton 630 $57,200 $27.50 $64,700 $31.10 34.9%
Lima 140 $54,200 $26.10 $59,200 $28.50 115.1%
Toledo 350 $59,800 $28.80 $66,900 $32.20 -4.9%
Youngstown 250 $54,200 $26.10 $59,200 $28.50 -9.7%
Oklahoma
City/Area Employees Median
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Lawton 90 $50,400 $24.20 $57,900 $27.80 64.8%
Oklahoma City 810 $50,600 $24.40 $60,100 $28.90 14.1%
Tulsa 550 $42,300 $20.30 $52,800 $25.40 3.7%
Oregon
City/Area Employees Median
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Hourly Wage
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Eugene NA $73,500 $35.40 $79,700 $38.30 NA
Medford 110 $62,700 $30.20 $69,700 $33.50 17.2%
Portland 1,280 $64,800 $31.20 $72,500 $34.80 3%
Salem 130 $65,700 $31.60 $72,400 $34.80 -28.1%
Pennsylvania
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Allentown 550 $54,000 $25.90 $60,300 $29.00 30.5%
Altoona NA $53,800 $25.90 $61,700 $29.70 NA
Erie 280 $49,000 $23.60 $56,300 $27.10 76.4%
Harrisburg 500 $52,800 $25.40 $59,400 $28.50 27%
Johnstown NA $47,000 $22.60 $56,000 $26.90 NA
Lancaster 80 $54,000 $26.00 $62,900 $30.20 -70.6%
Lebanon NA $48,000 $23.10 $55,400 $26.60 NA
Philadelphia (Area) 3,730 $60,600 $29.10 $69,900 $33.60 10.1%
Pittsburgh 1,960 $50,400 $24.20 $57,100 $27.40 38.7%
Reading 70 $49,100 $23.60 $55,600 $26.70 -67.7%
Scranton 400 $51,900 $25.00 $59,000 $28.40 23.5%
State College 70 $40,800 $19.60 $50,700 $24.40 -23.6%
York 60 $53,900 $25.90 $63,300 $30.40 -72.7%
Rhode Island
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Providence NA $63,300 $30.40 $71,100 $34.20 NA
South Carolina
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Charleston 560 $54,500 $26.20 $63,200 $30.40 57.7%
Columbia 650 $46,200 $22.20 $56,300 $27.10 50.8%
Florence 170 $45,700 $22.00 $57,800 $27.80 68.9%
Greenville 290 $49,200 $23.70 $58,000 $27.90 -22.8%
Myrtle Beach 100 $29,000 $13.90 $36,800 $17.70 -31.4%
Spartanburg 150 $38,700 $18.60 $45,100 $21.70 2.8%
Sumter 30 $37,400 $18.00 $47,500 $22.80 -29.2%
South Dakota
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Rapid City 110 $52,600 $25.30 $59,600 $28.60 51.9%
Sioux Falls 380 $47,300 $22.70 $61,700 $29.70 124%
Tennessee
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Chattanooga 300 $53,600 $25.80 $59,600 $28.70 6.6%
Clarksville 70 $52,300 $25.10 $61,700 $29.70 -27%
Jackson 160 $46,600 $22.40 $55,700 $26.80 121.2%
Johnson City 100 $53,800 $25.90 $60,200 $28.90 6.3%
Kingsport 230 $53,000 $25.50 $60,000 $28.80 60.3%
Knoxville 620 $52,500 $25.20 $58,700 $28.20 48.8%
Memphis 880 $58,300 $28.10 $65,400 $31.40 15.8%
Morristown 40 $59,700 $28.70 $66,600 $32.00 -26.4%
Nashville 970 $56,800 $27.30 $63,400 $30.50 6.6%
Texas
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Abilene 100 $40,300 $19.40 $47,500 $22.90 23.4%
Amarillo 140 $55,500 $26.70 $61,800 $29.70 -2.8%
Austin 640 $47,900 $23.00 $55,700 $26.80 -34.9%
Beaumont 120 $48,900 $23.50 $55,700 $26.80 -40.5%
Brownsville 160 $47,800 $23.00 $57,000 $27.40 -2.4%
College Station 120 $52,400 $25.20 $60,400 $29.00 -3.4%
Corpus Christi 260 $51,200 $24.60 $57,800 $27.80 15.8%
Dallas (Area) 3,550 $55,500 $26.70 $65,100 $31.30 -3.2%
El Paso 400 $50,600 $24.30 $60,000 $28.90 14.9%
Houston 3,930 $53,300 $25.60 $63,400 $30.50 21.6%
Laredo 60 $48,700 $23.40 $54,300 $26.10 -46.2%
Longview 40 $54,500 $26.20 $64,700 $31.10 -65.5%
Lubbock 310 $51,200 $24.60 $59,600 $28.60 93.5%
McAllen 240 $51,200 $24.60 $58,900 $28.30 -16.9%
Odessa 70 $50,500 $24.30 $59,200 $28.50 -9.8%
San Angelo 70 $52,400 $25.20 $60,900 $29.30 29.8%
San Antonio 1,470 $50,000 $24.00 $60,200 $29.00 36.2%
Sherman 60 $45,500 $21.90 $51,900 $25.00 17.2%
Texarkana 40 $46,100 $22.20 $54,000 $26.00 -47.1%
Tyler 130 $51,100 $24.60 $59,900 $28.80 9.4%
Victoria 80 $47,500 $22.90 $57,200 $27.50 28.3%
Waco 120 $50,600 $24.30 $58,000 $27.90 -4.9%
Utah
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Ogden 120 $61,000 $29.30 $68,000 $32.70 -52.6%
Provo 170 $50,800 $24.40 $60,200 $28.90 -19.6%
Salt Lake City 1,480 $49,500 $23.80 $60,400 $29.10 92.6%
Vermont
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Burlington 190 $57,900 $27.90 $67,900 $32.60 36.6%
Virginia
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Blacksburg 80 $39,400 $19.00 $45,500 $21.90 2.9%
Charlottesville 260 $56,800 $27.30 $64,100 $30.80 120.3%
Harrisonburg 60 $54,400 $26.20 $64,500 $31.00 -14%
Lynchburg 80 $51,100 $24.60 $57,300 $27.60 -40.6%
Richmond 830 $55,200 $26.50 $63,200 $30.40 9.6%
Roanoke 290 $53,400 $25.70 $61,000 $29.30 51.2%
Virginia Beach 880 $52,400 $25.20 $59,800 $28.80 -4.7%
Winchester 80 $54,900 $26.40 $61,800 $29.70 15.2%
Washington
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Bellingham NA $69,300 $33.30 $77,800 $37.40 NA
Bremerton 60 $62,700 $30.10 $69,600 $33.50 -42.4%
Mount Vernon 80 $58,300 $28.00 $67,600 $32.50 50.9%
Olympia 60 $61,300 $29.50 $70,400 $33.80 -54.6%
Seattle (Area) 2,020 $63,100 $30.30 $71,700 $34.50 -2.6%
Spokane 300 $58,500 $28.10 $66,800 $32.10 17.8%
Wenatchee 50 $60,200 $29.00 $71,500 $34.40 1.9%
Yakima 90 $59,600 $28.70 $70,500 $33.90 -14.8%
West Virginia
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Huntington 140 $51,900 $25.00 $61,700 $29.70 -2%
Morgantown 70 $56,000 $26.90 $66,900 $32.20 -9%
Parkersburg 40 $48,700 $23.40 $58,500 $28.10 -47.4%
Wisconsin
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Appleton NA $53,800 $25.90 $61,600 $29.60 NA
Eau Claire 100 $54,000 $25.90 $60,800 $29.20 1.7%
Green Bay 160 $58,000 $27.90 $66,000 $31.70 -21.9%
Janesville 50 $55,700 $26.80 $63,100 $30.30 -33.6%
La Crosse 70 $55,400 $26.70 $62,700 $30.20 -23.3%
Madison 590 $55,400 $26.60 $64,600 $31.10 40.6%
Milwaukee 1,250 $54,600 $26.20 $62,000 $29.80 22.6%
Oshkosh 110 $54,900 $26.40 $61,000 $29.30 -2%
Racine 100 $54,600 $26.20 $59,600 $28.60 9.6%
Wausau 100 $50,900 $24.50 $58,600 $28.20 15.2%
Wyoming
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Cheyenne 40 $62,700 $30.10 $66,300 $31.90 -22.8%

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